Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T1207
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
18/19 Aug 41 Bombing Duisburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic N2844 HA-M 218 Sqdn RAF 2348 Marham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0206 Shot down by Fw. S. Ney of 4./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 15 km n of Medemblik IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. K.C. Shearing 21 758034 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 52
Second Pilot Sgt. R.G. Boswell 21 622252 RAF KIA Harlingen E 1 19
Observer Sgt. L.J. George 33 R/69557 RCAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 61
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. A.MacG. Wilson 31 AUS400314 RAAF KIA Bergen op Zoom 34 A 12 Initially buried Huisduinen PL-18
Front Gunner Sgt. S.A. Maguire 30 1378011 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 48
Rear Gunner P/O. E.D. Pockney 35 76925 RAF KIA Lemmer C 10 258
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 123; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive July 1941-May 1942’, page 33; Veer van der, 'Luchtoorlog boven zuidwest Friesland', page 68

Version March, 2022